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by Jamhan
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Masonry Forum
Topic: Pictures - how should I go about repairing these problems?
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Pictures - how should I go about repairing these problems?

I have a pre-1900s Victorian terrace that has been built with soft, yellow London stock bricks. Unfortunately someone has done a bad repointing and rendering job with cement on the back wall and around a bay window. The render is now cracked and coming off, and the cement 'pointing' is so bad, even ...
by Jamhan
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Masonry Forum
Topic: How do I Repair This Broken Chimney Hearth?
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Views: 2040

How do I Repair This Broken Chimney Hearth?

What do I use to repair this hearth in from of chimney?
It doesn't have a fire, so doesn't need to be heatproof.
Looking for actual products I can buy - assuming I can't use wall filler on this. Thanks
by Jamhan
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Damp Issue With Paint Peeling off of new Plaster?
Replies: 3
Views: 3544

Re: Damp Issue With Paint Peeling off of new Plaster?

That doesn't look right at all...
What was the wall like before the plastering?
Someone once told me - 9/10 the problem with any structure is water-based...
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